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Blog posts broken down in categories from beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.

BEAUTY GIVEAWAY JUNE 2017

Happy June! Here is the latest beauty giveaway for June 2017. Each month I share with you my picks to feature for New In Beauty. Since it’s a new month, today’s video is all about new beauty products for June 2017. If you are a newsletter subscriber and opt to be notified of new blog posts, you get a head start on June’s beauty giveaway. There are lots of fun new product launches for summer 2017. Along with the video,…

TOXIC FREE MAKEUP MAKEUP BAG MONDAY 42

Happy Monday! Today marks day 7 of my 21 day detox. One week down, 2 weeks to go. I’ll be talking more about the detox I’m doing soon on the blog as well as on my lifestyle channel, More Serein. Because I am taking a careful look at what goes into my body, I  want to take a look at what I put on it. I’ve always been curious of clean beauty and toxic free makeup. The cosmetics industry in the U.S.…

CLEAN MAKEUP FAVORITES TOP 5

Did you know that our body absorbs 60 percent of what is on it? SIXTY PERCENT! Recently, I interviewed a clean beauty expert from Credo Beauty as a guest on the podcast. We discussed what are some of the most toxic ingredients to avoid and what to swap out first.  I want to continue the discussion of clean beauty because I believe it’s a very important topic. Here in the U.S. we have minimal regulations and many companies are taking…

CHRISSY TEIGEN BECCA PALETTE

The new launch of Chrissy Teigen Becca Palette has the beauty community a buzz. This was probably one of the most anticipated collaborations for the spring/summer season of 2017. Chrissy Teigen is beautiful, smart, funny, and personable. Therefor a bright sparkly face palette seemed like the perfect venture into makeup for her. However there has been a few concerns about the similarities to the Jaclyn Hill and Becca Face palette from packaging to shades. Watch my full review on Makeup…

BASIC MOMENTS (MBM 40)

Another week, another Makeup Bag Monday. This week I tested the Zoeva Basic Moments eyeshadow palette and cheek palette. Also rotated in some NUDESTIX NUDIES, Dr. Brandt Pores No More, RMS, Make Up For Ever, Ardency Inn, and gave Armani Luminous Silk Powder Foundation one more go. Full review video is now up on my channel. Click to watch. (BTW new blog post subscribers get first dibs on Makeup Bag Monday videos now!) Missed last week’s post? Click here to…

#1 SKINCARE ADVICE

Recently I was asked, what skincare advice would I give to my younger self? Immediately I answered, wear SPF. Wear it everyday and reapply often. I grew up with a solid foundation for skincare. Since I can remember, I cleansed, toned, and moisturized morning and night. In high school I incorporated a tinted SPF 15 and eye cream into my daily skincare routine.  When CVS approached me about the Long Live Skin campaign to share my skincare #advicetomyyoungerself campaign for…

IT COSMETICS GLOW (MBM 39)

It’s Monday, which means a new Makeup Bag Monday here on the channel. Many of you enjoyed the swatches here last week, so we are continuing to do that again for week 39. This week I tested out the new IT Cosmetics Confidence In Your Glow, Browfood, Lashfood, and Model’s Own Vintage Rose Eyeshadow Palette. It was a pretty good week in new makeup discoveries. Check out the video here. Detailed swatches below for your shopping convenience. WHAT IS MAKEUP…

MOTHER’S DAY 2017

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mom’s out there! There is something incredibly special about a mom and you get to be that person to someone in this world. I truly wish you a happy Mother’s Day. Mom’s are the strongest people on Earth. You do the best you can with what you have. You juggle more than any human should. Why isn’t there a mom super hero? There should be. To those who have a mom to celebrate with, give…